Mr. James Galen “Jim” Roberts of Trumann departed this life on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 90 years, 8 months and 19 days. He was born Thursday, November 3, 1927 in Marmaduke, Ark., and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was a veteran of US Army, retired engineer with Singer Company and a member of First Baptist Church. Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his wife, Dixie June Terry Roberts, three brothers, Harlan Roberts, Darrel Roberts and Wendell Ray Roberts; one sister, Linda Spence and his parents, James Irby and Dulaie Lee Fitzgerald Roberts.
He is survived by one sister, Arlie Emajean Swindle; seven nieces, Gina Barber, Susan Marquess, Rhonda Swindle, Cindy Leonard, Diana White, Danyell Terry and Debbie Scholl; and ten nephews, Tom (Lauren) Roberts, Steve Swindle, Edwin Swindle, James Edward Spence, Stan Roberts, Jeff Roberts, Gregg Roberts, Mark Roberts, Justin Terry and James Dean Terry.
Funeral services will be Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. John Maley officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, Ark.
Visitation will be Friday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.
Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net